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    New to fixed...need help!

    A friend and I both started out on single speed and now are riding fixed. But I've come up against two problems...I'm riding an 08' Fuji Track and find that only after riding for a month or so my knees are constantly sore and two...I can't skid. My gear ratio is a 48:15. Any suggestions on what I can do?

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    Ok, if you tried the search function, you would find all your answers. Its not that hard. Try that first then ask questions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deshi View Post
    Ok, if you tried the search function, you would find all your answers. Its not that hard. Try that first then ask questions.
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    Long story short, go to a larger cog, somewhere in the 17-20 tooth range. You won't go as fast, but your knees will be less sore, and it will be easier to skid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigvegan View Post
    Long story short, go to a larger cog, somewhere in the 17-20 tooth range. You won't go as fast,
    sure he will, he just to learn to spin well. I kept up with E-rock on 48:19. yeah, since your knee hurts ride the lowest practical gear until you heal/toughed up, maybe even go back to SS so you can coast down the hills.

    tendinitis sucks
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    maybe get some brakes too if ya cant skid
    Last edited by layhole; 02-20-10 at 05:02 PM.

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